Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 7 32
Rank change year-on-year -7 +25 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 45 63 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 13.20% 18.75% 4.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.39% 19.94% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 39 36 12
Belfast median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -2.78% +28.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,000 £28,300
90th Percentile £71,000 £65,625 £47,500
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.57% -2.78% +28.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Permanent vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 336 316 241
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.53% 94.05% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 232 251 186
Belfast median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -8.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,050 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £55,000
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.74% -8.75% +14.29%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Belfast.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Belfast over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Belfast region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) Spring
4 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
5 14 (31.11%) Web Services
5 14 (31.11%) Software Engineering
6 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
7 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
8 10 (22.22%) JSON
8 10 (22.22%) TDD
8 10 (22.22%) XML
8 10 (22.22%) SQL
8 10 (22.22%) HTML
8 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
9 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
9 8 (17.78%) Linux
9 8 (17.78%) CSS
9 8 (17.78%) Maven
9 8 (17.78%) Multithreading
9 8 (17.78%) HTML5
10 7 (15.56%) Big Data
10 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (15.56%) Unix
10 7 (15.56%) Oracle
10 7 (15.56%) Java 8
11 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (13.33%) C#
11 6 (13.33%) JUnit
11 6 (13.33%) JMS
11 6 (13.33%) JAX-WS

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) JBoss
1 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) PaaS
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) npm
3 1 (2.22%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Big Data
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) Blockchain
3 2 (4.44%) Hazelcast
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) Redis
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 8 (17.78%) Maven
4 6 (13.33%) JUnit
5 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
6 4 (8.89%) Gradle
7 3 (6.67%) Ant
8 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.22%) Mockito
9 1 (2.22%) Selenium
9 1 (2.22%) Spock
9 1 (2.22%) Subversion
9 1 (2.22%) VisualVM
9 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) Spring
2 14 (31.11%) Web Services
3 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
4 10 (22.22%) HTML
4 10 (22.22%) JSON
4 10 (22.22%) XML
5 8 (17.78%) CSS
5 8 (17.78%) HTML5
6 6 (13.33%) JAX-RS
6 6 (13.33%) JAX-WS
6 6 (13.33%) JMS
6 6 (13.33%) Node.js
6 6 (13.33%) REST
6 6 (13.33%) RESTful
7 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 5 (11.11%) Spring MVC
8 4 (8.89%) JDBC
8 4 (8.89%) React
9 3 (6.67%) .NET
9 3 (6.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Unix
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Software Engineering
3 10 (22.22%) TDD
4 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
4 8 (17.78%) Multithreading
5 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.11%) Analytics
7 5 (11.11%) MVC
7 5 (11.11%) Open Source
7 5 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.89%) OO
8 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.89%) Scrum
8 4 (8.89%) SDLC
9 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) Java 8
5 6 (13.33%) C#
6 5 (11.11%) Scala
7 4 (8.89%) Kotlin
7 4 (8.89%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) ES6
8 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) IBM
2 3 (6.67%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.22%) FXall
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Reuters